The Resource List of complete military warrants under the Proclamation of 1763 from the Virginia Land Office

List of complete military warrants under the Proclamation of 1763 from the Virginia Land Office

Label
List of complete military warrants under the Proclamation of 1763 from the Virginia Land Office, undated
Title
List of complete military warrants under the Proclamation of 1763 from the Virginia Land Office
Inclusive dates
undated
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain a list of a dozen entries giving the name of the warrantee, the number of acres allowed, and the number of the warrant. Recipients of these military warrants include Jacob Boughman, Richard Williamson, John Kinkead, Solomon Simpson, Edward Gill, James Ryan, Christopher Best, Christopher Finnie, William Hughs, John Johnston, Evan Shelby, and Arthur Campbell. There is one entry for a warrant which was partially completed, issued to Dr. John Briscoe
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Land Office (Search Virginia Land Office as author).
Member of
Action
  • Described
  • Revised
  • Revised
  • Revised
Biographical or historical data
After the conclusion of the French and Indian War, the British government issued a proclamation designed to prevent clashes between the settlers and Indians. This proclamation of 1763 forbid settlement west of the Alleghany mountains.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 82
Citation source
Land Office Inventory
Label
List of complete military warrants under the Proclamation of 1763 from the Virginia Land Office
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi04827.xml
Note
These records are part of the Virginia Land Office record group (RG#4)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Secretary of the Commonwealth
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000486287
Type of unit
item

Library Locations

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